Roger and I beg of you to observe a moment of silence today in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 innocent people who died on September 11, 2001, during the attacks on our country.
Although we were yet to be born when the assault occurred, M & D have told us stories about how horrible it was. Ironically, they happened to be vacationing in the Outer Barks with our late sister Beulah and remember the day vividly.
Daddy Dog says this of that horrendous day, "What I remember most, besides the actual attacks, was how beautiful the weather was. There wasn't a cloud in the sky and although not in the mood to go to the beach, I gave in to Beulah's plea to go for a walk and get away from the dreadful scenes on the TV.
"What we encountered was not a single soul sitting on the beach relaxing. It wasn't a day for relaxing. It was a day of sadness and mourning. A day that will never be forgotten."
Roger and I plan to proudly display our American flag bandannas today to help raise awareness of Patriot Day. We hope that you will do the same. And remember, flags should be flown at half-staff.